Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged women to stop bleaching their skins because it would cause a lot of trouble for them. The 73-year-old politician said that the skin colour should remain as it was created by God.
The president took to his Facebook page to share the below words;
Presided over the pass-out of 1,023 graduates from different districts train in herbal medicine practice by the Uga North American Youth Development Association in Lubaga-Mutundwe, Kampala.
Ugandans should have self-confidenc understand the laws of nature and utili them to help others. Science is not witchcraft; the trees used in herbal medicine were made by God. Our job i establish dominion over nature as the first chapter of Genesis says.
In one of the exhibition stalls, I saw ho chlorophyll is used to kill mosquito lar If such science was fully utilised, Ugan would be malaria free.
When I was three months old, I was to that I got sick and was taken to some lady. She had to chew herbal medicine and directly administer it into my mou am alive because of her. Later, when I had grown, I visited and thanked her o advice of my mother.
Substances like gun powder and medi like quinine and penicillin were made result of scientists using the laws of nature, which Africans must also emul
To the women, please stop bleaching your skin. Let your skin colour remain was created by God. Bleaching will ca you a lot of trouble.
Government will support this herbal training initiative with Shs260 million. I will also make, in the next financial ye a cash donation to the Sacco formed the graduates.
I also thank the Uganda Society for th Deaf Karate team that put up a displa me, especially Angel Mukashema, wh sparred with me.